Sharon Energy Analysis by MAPC

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Sharon Energy / Water Fair 2010

posted Jul 21, 2010, 2:14 PM by Sharon Energy   [ updated Aug 3, 2010, 7:20 AM by Silas Fyler ]

The Sharon Energy Advisory Committee and the Sharon Water Conservation Program are proud to host the second Sharon Energy / Water Fair for 2010.  It will be held on Sept 25th at the Sharon High School.  Come see the latest in energy / water efficiencies.

For more info go to: Sharon ENERGY / WATER Fair

Mass Save Great Appliance Exchange

posted Mar 24, 2010, 5:36 AM by Sharon Energy   [ updated Mar 24, 2010, 5:51 AM ]

A federal stimulus-funded program for rebates on energy efficient appliances. The program starts on April 22, marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. The goal is to spur significant household energy savings by taking high energy consuming home appliances out of commission and replacing them with qualified ENERGY STAR models.

Rebates include:

Qualifying Appliances* Rebate Offered
Dishwashers (.PDF or .XLS) $250
Refrigerators (.PDF or .XLS) $200
Clothes Washers (.PDF or .XLS) $175
Freezers (.PDF or .XLS) $50

*Select ENERGY STAR models.

Initial instructions for taking part in the Mass Save Great Appliance Exchange

Tri-Town Energy-Water-Climate Forum at Canton Library

posted Oct 19, 2009, 6:01 AM by Sharon Energy   [ updated Oct 20, 2009, 5:19 AM ]

October 29, 2009, at 7 PM  Canton Public Library The towns of Canton, Sharon and Stoughton for an energy, water and climate forum titled “Recipe for the Future”. 

This forum is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Sharon and Stoughton and the Canton Public Library.

The following three highly professional presentations will inform, inspire and provide practical ways to save energy, water, money and our home—this Planet:

1)  Regional Advocacy Lead at Oxfam America (Greater Boston Area) is Mike Meldonian.  Mike’s presentation “Can We Stay Ahead of Climate Change Impacts?”  relates to how climate impacts are already affecting the poorest communities around the world and ultimately our national security . 

2)  Executive Director of the Neponset River Watershed Association, Ian Cooke,  will present “Saving Locally:  The Water/Energy/Climate Connection” which relates to how water, energy and climate affect one another, and what we can do to protect the  the Neponset River and the water supply in Canton,Sharon & Stoughton.

3)  Executive Director at Massachusetts Climate Action Network is Rob Garrity.  Rob will be addressing “Cutting Costs at Home:  The Low Carbon Diet”.  This last presentation relates to ways to help fight global warming by cutting our daily consumption of energy. There will be time for Q & A’s for each speaker.

This is a free event.  Light refreshments will be served.  There will be energy saving door prizes and information for action.  Bring neighbors and friends.  For more information please call the Canton Library at 781-821-5027 or The League of Women Voters at 781-784-2799.  The Canton Public Library is located at 786 Washington St., Canton MA. 


Energizing Energy Economy

posted Oct 19, 2009, 5:51 AM by Sharon Energy   [ updated Oct 19, 2009, 5:54 AM ]

Oct 13th 7:00-9:00pm Sharon Library
The Massachusetts Municipal Association will present a free seminar on do-it-yourself techniques for saving energy in your home.

The Sharon Energy Advisory Committee will discuss energy issues in our municipal buildings, the energy audit they have conducted, and the future of energy savings in our town buildings.

Community Conversations at the Sharon Public Library

posted Mar 5, 2009, 9:06 AM by Silas Fyler   [ updated Mar 5, 2009, 9:06 AM ]

 Wed., March 25, 2009 at 7pm

The Sharon Public Library is pleased to be hosting an Equal Access Program for all town residents to learn more about the Town of Sharon Water Department, including the importance of water infrastructure for public health and the economy, complexity of the local water system, how watersheds are shared by local communities, implications of future development, and conservation.  Guest speakers include Eric Hooper, DPW Superintendent and Ian Cooke, Director of the the Neponset River Watershed Association.  A 15 minute overview of the highly acclaimed documentary, "Liquid Assets, the Story of our Water Infrastructure" will be shown, followed by an informative discussion.  Desserts and beverages will be provided.
This Equal Access program is being funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with funds from LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act), a Federal source of library funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Equal Access Libraries™ is a professional development program sponsored by Libraries for the Future (LFF).

Green Ways to Save

posted Feb 19, 2009, 5:48 AM by Sharon Energy   [ updated Feb 19, 2009, 6:03 AM ]

Jointly sponsored event on Wednesday March 11, 2009 by the Friends of the Sharon Public Library and the League of Women Voters.
Location: Sharon Public Library, Cynthi aB. Fox Community Room

Home Energy Savings

posted Feb 19, 2009, 5:44 AM by Sharon Energy   [ updated Feb 19, 2009, 5:52 AM ]

Sharon Friends of Conservation and Sharon's Energy Advisory Committee invites all to an informal talk on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. at Borderland about very practical steps you can take to save money and conserve energy.  Giving the talk is Mike Sherman from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Mike is uncannily adept at tailoring energy advice to the circumstances of individual homeowner.  For more information, call (781) 784-4625.

Park at Borderland State Park Visitors Center, 259 Massapoag Avenue (almost on Sharon-Easton Town line), North Easton, MA 02356

EPA Community Energy Challenge Signed

posted Sep 28, 2008, 7:54 AM by Sharon Energy   [ updated Oct 13, 2008, 4:54 PM ]

The Town Selectmen signed the commitment to join the EPA's Community Energy Challenge on January 8th 2008
(See copy of letter)

Sharon Energy / Water Fair

posted Sep 19, 2008, 9:45 AM by Sharon Energy   [ updated Sep 28, 2008, 7:50 AM ]

The Sharon Energy Advisory Committee and Water Conservation Program are pleased to invite the
public to the first Sharon ENERGY / WATER Fair at the Sharon High School in Sharon, MA. on September 21st 2008
Join professionals in the fields of energy and water conservation, who will answer your questions, and display the
most recent advances in energy efficiency and technology.

For more info go to: Sharon ENERGY / WATER Fair

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